The '''Krannert Art Museum''' is an art museum
located at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
in Champaign, Illinois
, United States. It has of space devoted to all periods of art, dating from ancient Egypt
to contemporary photography. The museum's collection of more than 10,000 objects includes specializations in 20th-century art, Asian art
, and pre-Columbian
art, particularly works from the Andes
. In 2012, the Krannert Art Museum opened a newly redesigned gallery of African art
entitled Encounters: The Arts of Africa.Delinda Collier, "Exhibition Review: Encounters: The Arts of Africa", African Arts, 2013. vol 46, no 4, Winter. In addition to permanent exhibitions, the museum often features 12 to 15 exhibitions each year from traveling national and international museum collections as well as exhibitions of professional artists, faculty and student work.
The museum was designed by architect Ambrose Richardson in a...